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André Helfenstein

CEO Swiss Universal Bank and CEO Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG

 André Helfenstein

Born 1967 – Swiss and British citizen
Member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG since 2020

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Professional history

2007-Present Credit Suisse
 
  • CEO Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (2020–present)
  • CEO Swiss Universal Bank (2020–present)
  • Head Institutional Clients, Swiss Universal Bank (2017–2020)
  • Head Corporate & Institutional Clients, Swiss Universal Bank (2015–2017)
  • Private & Wealth Management organization in Switzerland: Region Head Zurich and Head Private Banking Clients, Region Zurich (2013–2015)
  • Private & Wealth Management organization in Switzerland: Head Private Clients, Region Zurich (2010–2013)
  • Head Products, Sales & Pricing, Credit Suisse Private Banking (2007–2010)
1996-2007
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
 
  • Partner & Managing Director (2005–2007)
  • Director BCG Switzerland Recruiting and Member of the BCG Switzerland and US Career Development Committees (2000–2007)
  • Various management and other positions (1996–2000)
1993–1995 STB Unternehmensentwicklungen AG (VZ VermögensZentrum AG)
 
  • Associate

Education

1992
Master Degree in Business, University of St. Gallen
1990
Certificate in Psychology/Sociology, Université de la Sorbonne

Other activities and functions

  • Pension Fund CS Group (Schweiz), member of the foundation board and the investment committee
  • Pension Fund 2 CS Group (Schweiz), member of the foundation board
  • FINMA Private Banking Panel, member
  • SIX Group AG, member of the board and the risk committee
  • Swiss Entrepreneurs Foundation, member of the foundation board
  • Tonhalle Gesellschaft Zurich, board member
  • Venture Incubator AG, vice chairman of the board
  • Stiftung Bessamin, member of the foundation board